Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4749

Date Request Received: 30/11/2018 14:58:17

Date Request Replied To: 14/12/2018 09:09:10

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Request Summary: Pitolisant therapy for narcolepsy

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Is pitolisant (Wakix) an approved therapy on the trust formulary for patients with narcolepsy?
Answer To Question 1:
No, not listed on our trust formulary.
Question Number 2:
If yes, has pitolisant (Wakix), been used in the last 12 months for an adult patient? If so, in how many patients has it been used?
Answer To Question 2:
No – no use reported in last 12 months
Question Number 3:
Is pitolisant therapy reimbursed?
Answer To Question 3:
Question Number 4:
If yes, by whom?
Answer To Question 4:
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